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Coinfection with all three viruses ramped up mortality risk nine times compared with having none of the viruses.
A new study’s findings have led researchers to challenge physicians’ biases against certain groups.
Men who have sex with men on PrEP are also diagnosed with hepatitis C at a substantially elevated rate.
A recent study of the direct-acting antiviral regimen included people who contracted hep C within the previous 12 months.
Researchers attribute this dramatic shift to routine testing and access to direct-acting antiviral treatment for hep C.
Amid talk of “ending HIV,” we must also focus on those with the virus, says Anthony S. Fauci, MD.
Six weeks, compared with the standard 12 weeks, was associated with an unacceptably high rate of viral relapse.
A recent study found one in five people with HIV should be assessed for fatty liver, and 1 in 10 should be referred to a liver specialist.
That said, heavy drinking was not tied to a lower likelihood of being cured of hep C in a recent study.
Problematic use of alcohol is likely far more common among HIV-positive people than in the general population.
Chemsex typically refers to sex with multiple partners involving recreational drugs including meth, GHB and MDMA.
Researchers analyzed more than 350 studies to estimate the prevalence of hepatitis B among people with HIV around the world.
Researchers have called for revised treatment guidelines to address the higher risk of fracture in the HIV population.
Researchers call for greater use of noninvasive measures of fatty liver disease in this population to identify those at risk.
Opioid use disorder is fueling a rise in youth hepatitis C cases and a stabilization of a long decline in HIV among people who use drugs.
That’s the core message of an essay by Anthony S. Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
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